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Upside Down (I) (2012)

PG-13  |   |  Drama, Fantasy, Romance  |  1 May 2013 (France)
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Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love.

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Tommy
Cole K. Mickenzie ...
Pato
Paul Ahmarani ...
Mr. Tenet
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Adam is a seemingly ordinary guy in a very extraordinary universe. He lives humbly trying to make ends meet, but his romantic spirit holds on to the memory of a girl he loved once upon a time from another world, an inverted affluent world with its own gravity, directly above but beyond reach... a girl named Eden. Their childhood flirtation becomes an impossible love. But when he catches a glimpse of grownup Eden on television, nothing will get in the way of getting her back... Not even the law or science! Written by Onyx Films

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Look up, Look Down, Look for love See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some violence | See all certifications »

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$60,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$28,722 (USA) (15 March 2013)

Gross:

$102,118 (USA) (5 April 2013)
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Trivia

For the Floor Zero scenes, Production Designer Alex McDowell's team built two sets, which sat side-by-side, as if the screen had been sliced down the middle and folded open. When characters between the two worlds interact, the "down" scene takes place on one set and the "up" scenes takes place on the other, simultaneously. See more »

Goofs

When Adam and Eden try to escape from the police for the second time, near the end of the movie, Adam is holding Eden on his shoulders jumping through the big blocks of stone. When a man fires and hits the wire that holds the stone where they're standing, they fall down and Eden grabs the chain with one hand, and Alan with the other one. Then she is forced to let Adam fall down, but doing it, the gravity of her planet should attract her and cause her to fall in the opposite direction of Adam. You can obviously notice that this doesn't happen: Adam falls and Eden is still holding herself to the chain to avoid falling down in the same direction of Adam. See more »

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[first lines]
Adam: The universe, so full of wonders. I could spend hours and hours looking up at the sky. So many stars, so many mysteries. And there's one very special star that makes me think of one very special person. Now let me tell you my story.
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Crazy Credits

The title appears in its stylized state at the beginning: "UPSIDE NWOD" See more »

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References The Man Without a Head (2003) See more »

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DOS MUNDOS
Written by Martín Pavlovsky
Performed by Martín Pavlovsky
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Excellent fantasy
19 August 2013 | by (Miami) – See all my reviews

I want to start by saying this movie is a romantic fantasy and it is a superb, beautifully crafted, incredible movie. This is the kind of movie that really uses this medium (cinema) to help us travel to imaginary and impossible places and situations.

People examining the physics in this movie are starting with the wrong foot, this movie is like a dream meant to be enjoyed. The images in this movie are like extraordinary postcards and will be hard to forget due to its beauty and detail.

The sets in this movie are beyond words and the acting is outstanding. The romantic couple is fantastic together.

I wish there were more movies with this kind of genuine and imaginative subjects.

Great movie, impossible not to recommend.


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